School bus driver in Kingston faces 36 counts of child endangerment

Town of Ulster police say 64-year-old Christopher Bauer caused the bus to come to a hard stop last Thursday while several Miller Middle School students were standing, resulting in complaints of minor injuries that were evaluated by the school nurse.

Blaise Gomez

Apr 17, 2023, 4:14 PM

Updated 426 days ago

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A school bus driver in Kingston is now facing 36 counts of endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly slamming on the brakes to stop several middle school children from standing during his route, according to police.
Town of Ulster police say 64-year-old Christopher Bauer caused the bus to come to a hard stop last Thursday while several Miller Middle School students were standing, resulting in complaints of minor injuries that were evaluated by the school nurse.
Bauer turned himself in and was released on an appearance ticket.
The driver was employed by First Student Transportation in Kingston.
News 12 called the bus company and school district for further information and comment. 


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